While their permanent spot on Club’s shelves has since expired, the beloved sweatshirts continue to make an occasional (and somewhat frenzied) appearance.
Known as Canada’s fashion capital, Montreal is the third leading city in North America for clothing manufacturing and houses over 70 per cent of businesses in the clothing and fashion sector.
Located between King and Queen Street along Spadina, this area has long been a breeding ground for entrepreneurs, businessmen, and couturiers.
It’s taken Canadian fashion time to establish its voice and style.
From the beginning, Team Canada’s attire was simple yet chic, boasting an elevated-casual vibe with a consistent maple leaf emblem always proudly incorporated.
Even if you grew up in the ’90s and early 2000s, you’re likely no stranger to window shopping through a thick curated seasonal catalogue filled with vibrant images of every product you could imagine.
Canadian fashion is a product of avid adventurism, outdoor spirit, and long, chilly winters.
Fashion is a product of its environment, so it’s unsurprising that when we think of Canadian fashion, most trends cater to the colder seasons or clothes that support outdoor adventure.
A new exhibition at the Fashion History Museum shows how Canadian style has evolved along with the country.